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In the canton of Thurgau, which is located in the east of Switzerland, the median gross wage is CHF 71,501 (information based on 7,776 wage entries on the free salary check from jobs.ch). There are particularly many jobs and companies in the main town of Frauenfeld and in the cities of Arbon, Kreuzlingen and Weinfelden. Around Lake Constance, many people work in tourism.
Utilities is the sector which pays the highest wages in the canton, then comes Education and on place 3 follows Banking/Financial institutions. The costs for housing, living and leisure activities are less high in Thurgau than in Central Switzerland or in the largest Swiss cities. Due to its location, this rural canton is also popular with cross-border commuters from Austria and Germany. In contrast, many Thurgauers travel to neighboring countries for shopping to take advantage of the lower prices there.